What are the sources of trademark laws?

  • The national statues i.e., the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and rules made thereunder .
  • International multilateral convention.
  • National bilateral treaty.
  • Regional treaty.
  • Decision of the courts.
  • Office practice reduced in Manuals and guidelines and rulings of the Courts
  • Decision of Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
  • Text books written by academician and professional experts.